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aesthetics

aes·thet·ics [or] es·thet·ics

aesthetics [or] esthetics

pronunciation:
es the tihks
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part of speech: noun
definition: (used with a sing. verb) a branch of philosophy that deals with formal beauty in art.
Word Parts
The word aesthetics contains the following parts:
esthes, aesthes, esthet, aesthet Greek root that means feeling, sensation, sense perception
-ics Greek noun-forming suffix that means science, study, or practice of; properties of; practices pertaining to
synonyms:
-logy, -ology